Piers Morgan Baits Hugh Grant With Mugshot Pic After Actor Labels Boris Johnson An ‘Over-Promoted Rubber Bath Toy’

The Notting Hill star was arrested after being caught with a prostitute in 1995.

Piers Morgan has weighed in on Hugh Grant after the actor blasted Boris Johnson over his controversial plan to suspend Parliament.

On Wednesday, the Four Weddings And A Funeral star labelled the PM an “over-promoted rubber bath toy” in an expletive-laden tweet.

Piers Morgan and Hugh Grant
Piers Morgan and Hugh Grant

It didn’t take long for Piers Morgan to get involved by sharing Hugh’s 1995 police mugshot, which he captioned: “Halo Hugh… Britain’s moral standard-bearer”.

The photo was taken after the British actor was arrested in Los Angeles when police caught him with Hollywood prostitute Divine Brown.

Hugh was responding to a video in which Johnson gave an explanation for his decision to suspend parliament in September, a move which critics said was aimed at stopping MPs debating Brexit.

The 58-year-old star tweeted: “You will not fuck with my children’s future. You will not destroy the freedoms my grandfather fought two world wars to defend.

“Fuck off you over-promoted rubber bath toy. Britain is revolted by you and you little gang of masturbatory prefects.”

The Queen on Wednesday approved Johnson’s request to prorogue Parliament no earlier than September 9 and no later than September 12, until October 14.

Opposition leaders had been hoping to use the period after Parliament returns from its summer recess on September 3 to work on a law to prevent a no-deal Brexit, in light of the PM’s promise to take the UK out of the European Union by the October 31 deadline whether or not an agreement had been reached.

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